June 15, 2016
Applications Open: Entrepreneurs apply online to the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator 2016 programs.
November 30, 2016
Application deadline: This is the last date to submit applications for the 2017 accelerator programs.
December 1, 2016 – December 15, 2016
Round 1: Expert judges assess online applications and provide feedback to entrants. Each application receives scoring and feedback from multiple judges.
December 16, 2016 – December 26, 2016
Round 2: Semi-finalist startups deliver 20-minute pitches to panels of judges in Tampa and live via Skype from Tel Aviv, together with live Q&A followed up by written scoring and feedback.
December 27, 2016
Finalist Announcement: The most promising startups are invited to participate in the 2017 Florida-Israel Business Accelerator programs as finalists.
February 27, 2017
Four Month Accelerator Program Commencement. Access to world-class mentorship, training, office space, funding, marketing, media and other resources.
June 15, 2017
Demo day & Pitch Night Ceremony: Graduates present product and pitch to panels of investors, corporate executives, and community leaders.